Crossing the border? As easy as crossing the road, at El Amatillo border, Honduras

Well, the El Amatillo border was a bit of a letdown. It was super quiet and dead easy to cross. In San Miguel, I hooked up with a Swedish couple headed for Nicaragua, meaning they needed to cross two borders in one day, cutting across a corner of Honduras. We took bus 330 from San…… Continue reading Crossing the border? As easy as crossing the road, at El Amatillo border, Honduras

Feeling like a local in San Miguel, El Salvador after two great weeks volunteering

Well, 2 weeks have flown past here at the Europa Guesthouse in San Miguel, in the south of El Salvador. As ever, I’ve had a brilliant¬† Workaway¬†placement with two great hosts. Barbara and Mauricio made me very welcome and I’ve enjoyed every day here. It’s a cosy five room place, with just one small backpackers…… Continue reading Feeling like a local in San Miguel, El Salvador after two great weeks volunteering

10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love

The Pupusa Ah, the beloved national dish. It’s cornmeal dough shaped into a circular patty with your choice of filling. The traditional three are chicarrones¬† (pork rinds), cheese and frijoles (red bean paste) or ask for revueltos meaning all three. They’re served with vegetables in vinegar (help yourself from a massive plastic jar on the…… Continue reading 10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love

Definitely time to go travelling again. And why not start a blog too?

Welcome to my blog. So many people have asked me recently why I don’t write a blog and my standard answer is simply that I can’t be bothered. I definitely don’t want to put in all the effort necessary to make a living from it. But recently I started thinking that it might a nice…… Continue reading Definitely time to go travelling again. And why not start a blog too?

A perfect introduction to Central America, with my very own personalised walking tour of San Salvador

One of the first first pages that came up when I googled San Salvador was EC Walking Tours and I decided straight away that I wanted to do it. I’ve only ever done one walking tour (Prague 2016) but I loved it and was excited to do another one. Just to clarify, I’m a fan…… Continue reading A perfect introduction to Central America, with my very own personalised walking tour of San Salvador